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Givenchy designer puts on debut menswear show in Paris

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:36pm

Designer Clare Waight Keller unveiled her first menswear collection for storied house Givenchy at Paris menswear week Wednesday as actress Laura Dern caught up with The Associated Press at Valentino's display that channeled the darkly depths of monochrome.

TV journalist Chris Hansen accused of bouncing checks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:39am

A TV journalist known for confronting would-be child predators has been snared himself in a police investigation alleging he wrote bad checks for $13,000 worth of marketing materials.

Colbert, Maddow are coveted slots for presidential wanna-bes

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:38am

Kirsten Gillibrand is hitting the television daily double this week. The New York senator announced her presidential candidacy on Stephen Colbert's "Late Show," following it up with an MSNBC interview Wednesday with Rachel Maddow.

Show calls boy who stayed up for TV and saved family 'hero'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:57am

A 13-year-old Delaware boy credited with saving his family from a house fire when he stayed up late to watch a show on Netflix has received a special delivery from the show's writers.

Grammy-nominated album shines light on transgender pioneer

Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:24am

For decades, Jackie Shane was a musical mystery: a riveting black transgender soul singer who packed out nightclubs in Toronto in the 1960s, but then disappeared after 1971.

Theft of church painting puzzles Belgian police

Daniela Berretta, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:52am

It's probably not a long-lost painting by Michelangelo. It almost certainly wasn't stolen by a sophisticated gang of international art thieves. But the disappearance of a painting that a priest claimed resembled a work by the Renaissance master has Belgian investigators scratching their heads.

Keith Richards reissuing 1988 solo debut 'Talk Is Cheap'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:47am

Keith Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it.

Jarrett memoir excerpted in free online compilation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:11am

Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett's memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation.

Broadway theaters to dim lights to honor Carol Channing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:34am

Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing.

Street singer gives voice to Venezuela's growing diaspora

Manuel Rueda and Cesar Barreto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:26pm

A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to make ends meet while building a new life in Peru's capital.

Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 6:41pm

Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumps into 2020 presidential race

Juana Summers, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 4:27pm

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.

Bruce Springsteen surprises Irish pub patrons in Boston

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:55pm

Bruce Springsteen made an unexpected visit to a Boston pub last week.

Correction: Met Opera-New Music Director story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:55pm

In a story Dec. 3 about Yannick Nezet-Seguin, The Associated Press, based on information provided by the Metropolitan Opera, erroneously reported Pierre Tourville is Nezet-Seguin's husband. They are partners but not married.

Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray to reunite for 'On the Rocks'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:08pm

Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray will reunite 16 years after the Oscar-winning "Lost in Translation" in the splashiest feature film yet announced by Apple.

Netflix renews 'Grace and Frankie' ahead of season 5 debut

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 1:04pm

As the fifth-season adventures of "Grace and Frankie " begin, viewers can rest assured there's more to come.

Las Vegas home of mobster portrayed in 'Casino' is for sale

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 12:57pm

The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale.

Satisfaction: Rolling Stones to headline 50th Jazz Fest

Chevel Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 11:25am

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.

GOP's John Kasich joins CNN as commentator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 10:36am

Former Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) says he's joined CNN as a political commentator.

Unknown Rachel Zegler is Maria in Spielberg's 'West Side'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 15th - 8:40am

Steven Spielberg has cast an unknown 17-year-old from New Jersey to play Maria in his remake of "West Side Story."